Reasons to Attend

Top 5 Reasons to Register

  1. Outstanding networking opportunities – meet with other teachers and learn how they’re tackling the challenges of economics and financial literacy education for K–12 students.
  2. Conference sessions and workshops (more than 100 to choose from) provide actionable tactics that will help drive financial literacy in the classroom including:
    • Teach Economics and STEM Concepts through Children’s Literature
    • Using the National Standards to Connect Economics Across the Curriculum
    • Economics in Literature – A Common Core Application
    • Using Technology to Bridge Concepts Across Economic Curriculum
  3. Gain valuable perspective from our impressive roster of guest speakers.
  4. Get certificates of completion that may be applied toward CEU requirements.
  5. Affordable registration fee includes all conference sessions, the Friday evening Social, the Teachers’ Breakfast, and the Teachers’ Recognition Luncheon.

Who Should Attend

  • K–12 teachers in Social Studies, Economics, Personal Finance, Mathematics, Family and Consumer Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Teachers currently (or, who will soon be) incorporating economic or financial literacy education in the classroom
  • Curriculum Developers, Superintendents, Principals and Assistant Principals
  • Educators working in the fields of financial literacy and/or economic education

Get Your District on Board

We know you get it: You’ll learn things and make connections at CEE’s National Conference that will make you a more effective economics and financial literacy educator. But, convincing your district may be challenging. So we’ve prepared this memo to help you.

About St. Petersburg

Welcome to St. Petersburg! Discover all that the beautiful city of St. Petersburg / Clearwater, Florida has to offer. From its world-renowned white sand beaches to its budding gourmet foods markets, there is an endless supply of sun-splashed fun waiting for you.


Museums near the hotel that might be of interest to you:

Florida Holocaust Museum –

The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of the millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching the members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides.

Dali Museum –

The Dalí Museum is dedicated to the work of Salvador Dalí. It houses the largest collection of Dalí’s works outside Europe.

Museum of Fine Art –

Discover 4,500 years of civilization in thousands of objects extending from antiquity to present – the only comprehensive art collection of its kind on Florida’s west coast. Highlights include masterpieces from Monet, Cézanne, Renoir and others, a sculpture garden, a Steuben glass gallery and one of Florida’s most respected photography collections.

St. Petersburg Museum of History –

City’s history museum with artifacts, photos & an exhibit on the beginning of commercial air travel.

Chihuly Collection –

The CHIHULY COLLECTION is a stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork in a magnificent 10,000 square foot setting designed by award-winning architect Albert Alfonso.

 Restaurants near the hotel that might be of interest to you:

400 Beach Seafood and Tap House –
Seafood/ Steakhouse/American
400 Beach Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Annata Wine –
American / Wine Bar
300 Beach Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Birch & Vine –
The Birchwood
340 Beach Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Canopy –
340 Beach Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Moon Under Water –
332 Beach Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Parkshore Grill –
Seafood/ Steakhouse/ American
300 Beach Dr NE
Ste 104
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Tryst Gastro Lounge –
Mediterranean/ Lounges/ Tapas
240 Beach Dr Ne
St. Petersburg, FL 33701


To learn more and to begin preparing for your time spent in St. Petersburg check out the city’s official website here.

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